Example sentences for: deter

How can you use “deter” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • In addition to those chosen by the algorithm, a number of other passengers were selected at random, both to address concerns about discrimination and to deter terrorists from figuring out the algorithm and gaming the system.

  • But even the judge approved only the most overt nanny-state measures requested by the FDA, acknowledging the agency's power grab by rejecting the proposals that don't directly deter teen smoking.

  • Other legitimate objectives include removing predators from the general population and setting an example to deter potential criminals.

  • Prediction: Showers across the state might deter Democrats, but if it stops raining in Atlanta that could be good news for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Roy Barnes and Democratic Senate candidate Michael Coles.

  • NOW President Patricia Ireland worries publicly that the dismissal of the Jones case will deter other women from bringing sexual harassment claims.


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